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17 June 2019

Rick Young presents afternoon music to get you from A to B

RACHMANINOV: Moments Musicaux Op 16 (4) - Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno) (Decca 475 6198)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings Op 48 (4) - Bavarian Radio CO (Arts 47633)

BOCCHERINI: Flute Quintet in Bb G442 (3) - Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl), Régis Pasquier (vln), Bruno Pasquier (vla), Roland Pidoux, Mathilde Sternat (cellos) (SONY SK 62679)

RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No 3 (1) - Lausanne CO/Jesús López-Cobos (TELARC CD 80309)

WAGNER: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond, from Die Walküre - Jonas Kaufmann (ten), Mahler Chamber Orch/Claudio Abbado (Decca 478 6029)

OFFENBACH arr Haensch: La Belle Hélène, Overture - Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 425 083)

HAYDN: Cello Concerto No 1 in C HobVIIb/1 (2) - Steven Isserlis (cello/dir), Bremen German Chamber Phil (Hyperion CDA 68162)

VANHAL: Missa Pastoralis in G (2) - Colin Ainsworth (ten), Steven Pitkanen (bass), James Tibbles (org), Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, Aradia Ensemble, Mary Enid Haines (sop), Nina Scott Stoddart (mezzo)/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.55508)

4.00

FARRENC: Symphony No 3 in G minor Op 36 (2) - North German Radio Phil/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 603)

CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor Op 58 (2) - Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA35)

HERBERT: Serenade for Strings Op 12 (5) - London Octave/Kypros Markou (DUTTON CDLX 7238)

ROSSINI: Una voce poco fa, from Barber of Seville - Maria Callas (sop), Philharmonia/Alceo Galliera (EMI CDC 7 49502)

BRAHMS: Intermezzo in A Op 118/2 - Arcadi Volodos (pno) (Sony 8887 5130192)

HILL: String Quartet No 3 in A minor, Carnival (4) - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.570491)

NERUDA: Trumpet Concerto in Eb (3) - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Saint Paul CO/Hugh Wolff (Teldec 0630-10788)

D'INDY: Symphony in A minor, Italian (4) - Brittany Orch/Lionel Bringuier (TIMPANI 1C 1125)

5.00

CHABRIER: Danse villageoise, from Dix pièces pittoresques - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion SACDA 67515)

BERNSTEIN: Make Our Garden Grow, from Candide - Joshua Bell (vln), Philharmonia Orchestra/David Zinman (Sony SK 89358)

HANDEL: Concerto a due cori No 2 in F HWV333 (4 & 5) - Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra/Jean Lamon (vln/dir) (Tafelmusik Media 1011CD)

RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances Op 45 (2) - Concertgebouw Orch/Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca 410 124)

CARMICHAEL: The Nearness of You - Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Louis Armstrong (tpt, vocal), Oscar Peterson (pno), Herb Ellis (gtr), Ray Brown (bass), Buddy Rich (drums) (VERVE 825373)

MENDELSSOHN: Song without Words Op 38/2 - Tessa Birnie (pno) (WALSINGHAM 3WAL 80432)

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in Bb BWV1051 (2) - New Zealand Guitar Quartet (Ode CDMANU 5153)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Op 44 (3) - Peter Donohoe (pno), Bournemouth SO/Rudolf Barshai (EMI CDC 7 49124)

6.00

RAVEL arr Renz: Le Tombeau de Couperin (4) - Berlin Ensemble (Berlin Philharmonic 6001)

MOZART: Clarinet Concerto in A K622 (2) - Philip Green (cl), NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ UB12)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 15 in D Op 28, Pastoral (1) - Murray Perahia (pno) (SONY 88697 32646)

BOCCHERINI: Cello Concerto in G G480 (1) - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (Sony SK 60680)

MANMER: Pastorale - Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer (ABC Classics 472 509)

SCHUBERT: Symphony No 9 in C D944, Great (2) - Philharmonia/Charles Mackerras (SIGNUM SIGCD 133)

18 June 2019

Rick Young presents afternoon music to get you from A to B

SAINT-SAËNS: Air & Dance Bacchanale, from Samson & Delilah - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 421 527)

CHOPIN: Waltz in Ab Op 69/1, L'Adieu - Maria Joao Pires (pno) (ERATO 4509 94692)

DVORÁK: String Quartet No 9 in D minor (4) - Prague String Quartet (DG 429 193)

DELIUS: Two Pieces for small orchestra, (1) - Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner (CBC Records SMCD 5134)

RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso, from Miroirs - Philharmonia/Carlo Maria Giulini (EMI 5 62746)

MOZART: Divertimento in Bb K137 - Freiburg Baroque Orch/Petra Müllejans (vln/dir) (HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 90 1809)

4.00

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 (1) (excerpt) - Richard Farrell (pno), Hallé Orch/George Weldon (Atoll ACD 208)

PURCELL arr Bill Kanengiser: Fantasia in F, Upon one note (in 5 parts) - Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (DELOS DE 3205)

HOVHANESS: Symphony No 60 Op 396 (4) - Berlin Radio SO/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.559294)

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 1 in C BWV1066 (1) - Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon (dir) (Analekta FL 2 3134)

OFFENBACH: Il était une fois à la cour d'Eisenach!, from Les Contes d'Hoffmann - Rolando Villazón (ten), Florian Lacato (ten), Munich Radio Orch/Michel Plasson (Virgin 3 44701)

JOPLIN arr Kunzel: The Entertainer - William Tritt (pno), Keith Lockhart (pno), Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel (TELARC CD 80112)

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 3 in A minor Op 56, Scottish (4) - Vienna Phil/Christoph von Dohnányi (Decca 421 769)

5.00

FINZI arr Ashmore: Fughetta, from Five Bagatelles Op 23 - Robert Plane (cl), Northern Sinfonia/Howard Griffiths (Naxos 8.553566)

MAHLER: Symphony No 1 in D, Titan (2) - New Zealand SO/James Judd (RNZ UA99)

BACH: Oboe Concerto in Eb Wq165 (1) - Machiko Takahashi (fl), Concertgebouw CO/Roland Kieft (Brilliant Classics 93988)

DVORÁK: String Quintet in G Op 77 (2) - Chilingirian Quartet, Duncan McTier (dbass) (Chandos CHAN 9046)

ANONYMUS: El dia del Corpus - Capilla de Indias/Tiziana Palmiero (K617 K617 147)

SCHUBERT trans Maisky: Die Forelle - Mischa Maisky (cello), Daria Hovora (pno) (DG 449 817)

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18 (3) - Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 4835335)

6.00

GRAINGER: Handel in the Strand - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9584)

HAYDN: Keyboard Sonata No 60 in C HobXVI/50 (1) - András Schiff (pno) (DAL SEGNO DSPRCD 042)

BRAHMS: Symphony No 3 in F Op 90 (3) - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (KIWI CD SLC 215)

BACH arr Tarkmann: Concerto for cor anglais, strings & continuo - Albrecht Mayer (cor anglais), English Concert/Julian Podger (dir) (Decca 478 1517)

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll - Vienna Symphony/Wolfgang Sawallisch (Philips 422 480)